Knobel, Francis Dean, Cpl

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
3729-Pioneer
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1950-1953, 3729, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment/HHC
Service Years
1950 - 1953

Corporal


One Service Stripe



Five Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
La Crosse County
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Dec 02, 1950
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 62, Site 408

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Engineer Shoulder Cord


 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  1986, Korean War Fallen4

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


 
 Unit Assignments
7th Infantry Division3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment
  1950-1953, 3729, 7th Infantry Division
  1950-1953, 3729, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
  1951-1952 Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Corporal Knobel was a member of Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on December 12, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. CPL Knobel's remains have been recovered and identified in 2014. His name is permanently inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial (Court 6).

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission

   
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